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ARTICLES in addition to, and Amendment of the Constitution of the Confederate States of America, proposed by the Convention of the States, and ratified by the Legislatures of the several States, pursuant to the fifth Article of the original Constitution.

ARTICLE the FIRST[1]

Section 1. A Convention of the States for the purpose of considering amendments to the Constitution shall only be called when at least five of the original eleven Confederate States together with other states totaling ten, legally assembled in their several conventions, demand a Convention, or on the Application of the Congress, whenever three fourths of both Houses shall deem it necessary, the Congress shall summon a convention of all the States, to take into consideration such amendments to the Constitution as the said States shall concur in suggesting at the time when the said demand is made; and should any of the proposed amendments to the Constitution be agreed on by the said convention, voting by States, and the same be ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States, or by conventions in three fourths thereof, as the one or the other mode of ratification may be proposed by the general convention, they shall thenceforward form a part of this Constitution. But no State shall, without its consent, be deprived of its equal representation in the Senate.
Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the SECOND[2]

Section 1. No State, upon acceptance by the Congress of the Confederate States to statehood within this Confederacy, shall have the right to secede from this Confederacy.
Section 2. No State shall be denied the right to interpose its sovereign authority between acts of the Congress of the Confederate States and the liberties, property, and interest of the citizens of the State, thereby nullifying any Congressional acts judged by the State to be an unwarranted infringement upon the rights of the State and the people thereof nullification shall be as follows: A State’s nullification of a Congressional act must be approved by a majority of the convention of the State; Upon passage of an act of nullification, all Federal authority for the enumerated and nullified act(s) shall be prohibited in that State; when a majority of the States accept nullification of a Congressional act(s) in the conventions of the States, then all Federal authority for the enumerated and nullified act(s) shall be prohibited anywhere in the Confederate States or its territories; No Federal elected official, agent, or branch of the Government General of the Confederate States may harass, intimidate, or threaten a State or the people thereof for exercising their rights under this Constitution. No Federal elected official, agent, or branch of the Government General of the Confederate States shall attempt to influence or use his office to attempt to influence the deliberations of the people regarding the nullification of a Congressional act, or the acceptance or rejection of a nullified Congressional act; any Confederate military officer, non-commissioned officer, or Federal official or agent who carries out or attempts to carry out any order by an Federal official or agent to deny or hinder the people of the State from exercising their rights under this Constitution shall be subject to the offended State’s laws and may be tried accordingly. Jurisdiction in such cases is specifically denied to all Federal Courts, military courts, or any other court other than the courts of the offended State.

ARTICLE the THIRD[3]

Section 1. No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than three years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once. But this Article shall not apply to any person holding the office of President when this Article was proposed by the Congress, and shall not prevent any person who may be holding the office of President, or acting as President, during the term within which this Article becomes operative from holding the office of President or acting as President during the remainder of such term.
Section 2. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified according to the terms of Article V of the Constitution within seven years from the date of its submission to the States.

ARTICLE the FOURTH[4]

Section 1. All persons being of the white race who are born or naturalized in the Confederate States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are the only legal citizens of the Confederate States and of the state wherein they reside.
Section 2. The race of people being known as Jews, or Hebrews living in any of the Confederate States are granted citizenship and residency privileges within any of the Confederate States or in any of its territories.
Section 3. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of any citizen of the Confederate States; nor shall any state deprive any citizen of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any citizen within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
Section 4. The Confederate States of America recognizes that any act committed by a member of the white race against another member or group of members of the white race, which has the effect of causing long-term harm, is guilty of racial treason. Any member of the white race who is convicted of committing an act of racial treason shall be executed in a manner prescribed by law.
Section 5. No person may reside within any of the Confederate States whom has at least one non-white parent. The Congress shall have authority to determine other guidelines for determining membership in the white race; however, such guidelines may never abolish the prohibition on non-white peoples from immigrating to the Confederate States.
Section 6. Temporary residency privileges for non-citizens of the Confederate States may only be granted to those members of the diplomatic corps of any foreign country.
Section 7. Any citizen of the Confederate States, may not retain citizenship in a country which is not, by tradition and history, a white nation.
Section 8. No person shall ever be granted citizenship or residency privileges within any State or territory of the Confederate States, if they don't satisfy either Sections 1, 2 or 6 of this article of amendment. Should any such person be found within the borders of any State or territory of the Confederate States they shall immediately be punished according to the law.
Section 9. No article of amendment which is intended to repeal or weaken sections one, two, three, four, five, six and seven of this article of amendment may ever be proposed.
Section 10. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the FIFTH[5]

Section 1. Congress shall never establish any law which could be construed as: legalizing adultery, incest, bestiality, Satan worship, witchery, divination or soothsaying; nor authorizing the termination of life that is not yet born or condoning it, these are matters to be decided by the States.
Section 2. Congress shall never establish any law which could be construed as being partial to the poor nor deferring to the wealthy.
Section 3. Congress shall not cause the Confederate States, nor allow the several States to dishonor God by establishing any laws that violate: trusting God only, worshiping God only, using God’s name in ways that honor Him, resting on the Lord’s Day to meditate on Him, respecting and obeying one’s parents, protecting and respecting human life (except where a person has been dully convicted of a crime and sentenced to death), being true to one’s spouse (or concubines), not taking what belongs to others, not lying about others, and being satisfied with what one has.
Section 4. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the SIXTH[6]

Section 1. The right of citizens of the Confederate States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the Confederate States or by any state on account of sex.
Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the SEVENTH[7]

Section 1. The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of Senators and Representatives at noon on the 3d day of January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified; and the terms of their successors shall then begin.
Section 2. The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall begin at noon on the 3d day of January, unless they shall by law appoint a different day.
Section 3. If, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the President, the President elect shall have died, the Vice President elect shall become President. If a President shall not have been chosen before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, or if the President elect shall have failed to qualify, then the Vice President elect shall act as President until a President shall have qualified; and the Congress may by law provide for the case wherein neither a President elect nor a Vice President elect shall have qualified, declaring who shall then act as President, or the manner in which one who is to act shall be selected, and such person shall act accordingly until a President or Vice President shall have qualified.
Section 4. The Congress may by law provide for the case of the death of any of the persons from whom the House of Representatives may choose a President whenever the right of choice shall have devolved upon them, and for the case of the death of any of the persons from whom the Senate may choose a Vice President whenever the right of choice shall have devolved upon them.
Section 5. Sections 1 and 2 shall take effect on the 15th day of October following the ratification of this article.
Section 6. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by states as provided in Article V of the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the states.

ARTICLE the EIGHTH[8]

Section 1. The transportation or importation into any state, territory, or possession of the Confederate States for delivery or use therein of intoxicating liquors, in violation of the laws thereof, is hereby prohibited.
Section 2. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution as provided in Article V of the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the states.

ARTICLE the NINTH[9]

Section 1. The District constituting the seat of government of the Confederate States shall appoint in such manner as the Congress may direct:
A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a state, but in no event more than the least populous state; they shall be in addition to those appointed by the states, but they shall be considered, for the purposes of the election of President and Vice President, to be electors appointed by a state; and they shall meet in the District and perform such duties as provided by the twelfth article of amendment.
Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the TENTH

Section 1. The right of citizens of the Confederate States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the Confederate States or any state by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.
Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the ELEVENTH

Section 1. In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President.
Section 2. Whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, the President shall nominate a Vice President who shall take office upon confirmation by a majority vote of both Houses of Congress.
Section 3. Whenever the President transmits to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives his written declaration that he is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, and until he transmits to them a written declaration to the contrary, such powers and duties shall be discharged by the Vice President as Acting President.
Section 4. Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President.
Thereafter, when the President transmits to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives his written declaration that no inability exists, he shall resume the powers and duties of his office unless the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive department or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit within four days to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office. Thereupon Congress shall decide the issue, assembling within forty-eight hours for that purpose if not in session. If the Congress, within twenty-one days after receipt of the latter written declaration, or, if Congress is not in session, within twenty-one days after Congress is required to assemble, determines by two-thirds vote of both Houses that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall continue to discharge the same as Acting President; otherwise, the President shall resume the powers and duties of his office.

ARTICLE the TWELFTH

Section 1. The right of citizens of the Confederate States, who are 18 years of age or older, to vote, shall not be denied or abridged by the Confederate States or any state on account of age.
Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the THIRTEENTH

Section 1. No Senator or Representative shall serve in their respective house for more than twelve years.
Section 2. The Senators and Representatives shall receive a compensation for their services to be paid out of the Treasury of their respective State as the Legislature thereof shall determine.
Section 3. No bills, appropriating money, shall be approved by the Congress whereby an accumulation of debt would occur, except in times of rebellion, insurrection, invasion, when war has been declared, or to provide relief for victims of a natural catastrophe, but any such debt shall be discharged within ten years after its initiation.
Section 4. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the FOURTEENTH

Section 1. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion; neither shall it prohibit nor inhibit the free exercise of any Judeo-Christian religion as they may have existed in the Confederate States prior to nineteen hundred and fifty. The Congress is directed to pass legislation effectively outlawing any and all non-Judeo-Christian religions.
Section 2. No branch of the Federal government or of any State government shall restrict the free expression of any Judeo-Christian religion.
Section 3. Congress shall make no law prohibiting or abridging the freedom of speech, except to uphold the official language of the Confederate States. The Congress is directed to pass legislation declaring English to be the official language of the Confederate States.
Section 4. The right of citizens to keep and bear arms for the protection of themselves and their families or for the hunting of wild game, shall never be infringed by the Congress, any Federal department, agency, board, bureau, or commission, by any State or by any municipality.
Section 5. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the FIFTEENTH

Section 1. The Congress shall have power:
- To print money for the payment of all debts, public and private; but neither this, nor any other clause contained in this Constitution, shall ever be construed to grant to the Congress, or any department, agency, bureau, commission or service, the power to delegate the printing of money or minting of coinage to any private or semi-private/public agency, bureau, company or service. The sole responsibility for the printing of money and minting of coinage rests with the Federal Treasury. All Federal currency shall be based on the gold standard;
- To provide for the actual enumeration of the citizens of the Confederate States and of the several States which may be included within this Confederacy; but no enumeration shall demand information from the citizens which extends beyond simply enumerating the citizens living within a given area and denoting their age, gender and occupation;
- To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested, by this Constitution, in the government of the Confederate States, or in any department or officer thereof; as such laws do not violate the rights of the citizens of the Confederate States and of the Sovereign States.
Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the SIXTEENTH

Section 1. The right of citizens of the Confederate States, and being at least eighteen years of age, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the Congress of the Confederate States on account of age, sex, ethnicitiy, or by reason of one’s political party, or Judeo-Christian religious affiliation, or one’s political or Judeo-Christian religious beliefs; but denial may be imposed for any of the following: an inability to read and write in the official language of the Confederate States, failure to pay taxes, being a recipient of public welfare, not yet completing two years after fully satisfying the terms of a bankruptcy agreement, or not yet completing five years after fully satisfying the terms of a prison sentence, this shall also include any period of parole.
Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the SEVENTEENTH

Section 1. The President and all civil officers of the Confederate States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, assuming duties and responsibilities not delegated to them by this Constitution, or the Congress; and the President of the Confederate States, as the commander-in-chief, shall be held to the same standards as officers in the Armed Forces of the Confederate States.
Section 2. This article of amendment is in addition to Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution of the Confederate States.
Section 3. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

ARTICLE the EIGHTEENTH

Section 1. The Supreme Court and all inferior courts shall be limited to interpreting the law and no part of this Constitution, nor any act of Congress shall ever be construed as empowering the Supreme Court and any inferior court to make laws, or to alter national policy and laws or to infringe upon the rights of the sovereign States, except where either clearly contradicts this Constitution and the burden to demonstrate this contradiction’s existence is upon that particular Federal Court, which must be in unanimous agreement.
Section 2. The Courts, both Federal and State, shall accept that the meaning of the Constitution is not what they say it is; furthermore, the Courts, both Federal and State, have neither the privilege nor the right to determine what the morals of the nation are, that privilege is a right reserved solely for the citizens of the United States.
Section 3. Any Federal or State Law found by the Supreme Court or any other Federal court to be in contradiction to this Constitution and its Articles of Amendment shall not be overturned by any Federal court, but shall be returned to the Congress or State Legislature respectively for reconsideration. In such case the Federal court concerned shall, in returning the law, annotate the law demonstrating the Constitutional contradictions; and then the same proceedings shall then be had as if this law were a bill disapproved by the President or the concerned State’s Governor respectively.
Section 4. Upon the ratification of this article of amendment all decisions handed-down by any Federal Court since 1900 shall be temporarily set aside and the Congress of the Confederate States shall determine whether or not each decision resulted in the usurpation of the Congress’ Constitutional right to make laws. If a decision has been determined to be a usurpation of the Congress’ Constitutional right to make laws, then that decision may be permanently set aside.
Section 5. All Federal Judges shall be subject to a review of their performance every two years. Any judge who fails two reviews within a ten year period will be removed and may not be re-appointed to any other Federal Court. The House of Representatives shall determine the criteria by which all Federal Judges will be reviewed, which shall include, but is not limited to: upholding the original intent of the constitution, protecting the freedoms of speech, religion, peaceful assembly, of the press, protecting the people’s right to bear arms, respecting the sovereignty of the States and adhering to their Court’s limitations under the Constitution. The Senate shall have the sole responsibility for conducting a Judge’s Performance Review, by appointing a Committee of the States, where one Senator from each State shall be a member and the President of the Senate shall preside. The Committee shall report its decision to the Senate; this Committee’s decision is final and not subject to vote by the whole Senate.
Section 6. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

Notes

  1. The First Amendment changes Article V.
  2. The Second Amendment is in addition to Article 1, Section 10.
  3. The Third Amendment changes Article II, Section 1.
  4. The Fourth Amendment is in addition to Article 1, Section 9.
  5. The Fifth Amendment is in addition to Article 1, Section 8.
  6. The Sixth Amendment is in addition to Article 1, Section 9.
  7. The Seventh Amendment affects Article 1, Section 4 and Article 2, Section 1.
  8. The Eighth Amendment is in addition to Article IV.
  9. The Ninth Amendment is in addition to Article II, Section 1, Clause 3.

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